Katie Sweeney


Katie Sweeney is the CEO of the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts. Katie oversees the day-to-day operations of the AIME team by spearheading partnership development, membership growth initiatives, and business analytics. Previously, Katie served as the Senior Vice President at ARIVE where she successfully brought to market a revolutionary portal that provided an all-encompassing technology solution for wholesale brokers. 

After joining AIME as the Executive Vice President of Strategy, she spearheaded partnerships with top wholesale mortgage lenders and industry vendors to provide real-time support and exclusive access to mortgage brokers with the launch of the Brokers Are Better Network.

Katie has strengthened the capabilities of AIME’s Brokers Are Better Network to deliver top-tier products & services for the benefit of the wholesale community along with bringing on nearly 20 vetted Sponsors. This collaborative effort between AIME and industry-leading vendors has grown to over 30 dedicated industry partnerships providing independent mortgage brokers exclusive access to technology and services that mortgage professionals need to compete in a historically crowded marketplace. She has also overseen the development of a best-in-class member portal, launched mentorship and job placement services, and ushered in a renewed focus on diversity initiatives through AIME’s Spark and Ignite Programs. 

Katie’s contributions to the growth and success of the wholesale channel have been noted by HousingWire who presented Katie as one of 2020, 2021, and 2022’s Women of Influence within the mortgage industry.